6:00PM - 8:00PM
Wednesday, February 3, 2016, Uptown
6 - 7 p.m. artist talk
7 - 8 p.m. reception
Known for his distinctive furniture and object designs of shredded paper and resin, Belgian designer Jens Praet will discuss his work, inspirations and new directions. Combining craft, design, and performance, he has been featured in international art fairs such as Design Miami/Art Basel, among others. Praet’s Shredded Side Table is in the Mint’s collection of Craft and Design, and is currently on view.
Jens Praet Shredded Bench (Shredded Series 2)
Jens Praet’s residency at the Mint is generously supported by Clay and Deidre Grubb.
NexGen program support provided by Jimmie Johnson Foundation, Wells Fargo Foundation, IBM and UTC Aerospace Systems.